Featured: Writing Paralegal Resumes

New: How To Discover Business Assets

New: Criminal Motion Practice (with forms)

New: Trends in paralegal training &  programs.

New: Getting Started as a Paralegal

Featured topic: Billable Hours

Recently Posted:  Avoiding Technology Traps


Table of Contents: May/June 2008

LAT March/April 2008



On the Pulse

LAT‘s 7th Annual Technology Survey results reveal more paralegals feel the beat of technology.

By Amanda Flatten

Statistical analysis by Darrell Patton


A guide to the latest in trial presentation software, hardware and gadgetry for paralegals.

By Milton Hooper

(Originally appeared in print as "What’s On")


Taming the Terabyte

A paralegal’s guide to reining in electronically stored information.

By Sally A. Kane


Increasing the Value of Mental and Emotional Injury Cases

By John D. Winer

news & trends

Click here to read excerpts from these stories.

  • Hawaii Attempts to Define the Practice of Law – Proposal could affect any nonlawyer who prepares documents for the public. By Tommy Sangchompuphen

  • Final Sentencing – Paralegal who posed as attorney receives probation and community service. By Ashley Johnson

  • Stricter Notary Laws in California – Assembly Bill 886 requires specific forms of identification and adds stiffer penalties. By Melody Ip

  • New Association Forms – Freelance and independent paralegals find support virtually with the American Freelance Paralegal Association. By Lois Fiorelli

  • Green is the New Black – Law firms around the United States impact the environment by taking part in the ABA-EPA challenge. By Ashley Johnson

  • LegalTech New York Draws Record Attendance – Technology show features latest trends and new education tracks. By Tommy Sangchompuphen

  • Who Really Owns Law Firm E-mails? – California district court finds that some e-mails are personal property. By Anthony J. Iannini, AACP, DCP and Heidi Lowry

  • The Real Deal – Virtual Deal Rooms transform due dilligence. By Tammy R. Pettinato

  • Legal Resources


tech center


What’s New


Creative Computing

The Paralegal as an IT Evaluating whether to upgrade or replace your PC. By Kim Plonsky
(Originally appeared in print as "Balancing Act")



Ethics Roundtable

Paralegals and Referral Fees – By Therese A. Cannon, Nancy B. Heller, RP, and
Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS


NEW! Ask the Listserv


Legal Teams

Tailor Made – Stephanie Elliott-Park and William E. Moore, Jr.


Diverting DisasterMore law firms are planning ahead to protect valuable assets and data. By Heidi Lowry



Corporate Comment

Expand Your Role – Tips for navigating real estate in the corporate world.
By Carolyn M. Saenz, AACP


Litigation Corner

Best Pick – Tips for choosing service providers for each case. By Oliver M. Gierke


Legal Research & Writing

Noteworthy News – Finding the most relevant articles for your firm. By Mark A. Gediman


Pro Bono Spotlight

Corporate Caring – Pro Bono opportunities for transactional paralegals. By Lori Thompson 


My Specialty

Animal Law – Jessica Riker




Advertiser Index

Legal Products & Services Directory



home  |  advertising  |  press center  |  about us  |  contact us  |  conexion international

© Legal Assistant Today Magazine